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Altered shape of mastoid on one side. Occasional headaches. Need to be concerned?

I noticed for a year now that my right mastoid's shape is different than my left one. When i feel my left mastoid it is smooth but my right one has a very rough surface with gaps in it. I was wondering is this an issue i should pay attention to? Also i noticed that the gaps seems to grow deeper every time i lack sleep and grow shallow again when i catch up on sleep. I have experienced little headaches but not much.

Asked On : Thu, 28 Mar 2013
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Based on details one need to rule out R) mastoiditis, which can also produce occasional headache.

You may require ENT consultation , and CT temporal bones with brain to rule out structural lesion.

Hope this helps you

Answered: Mon, 15 Jul 2013
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